Story: Shellfish

Octopus

Octopus

Shellfish belong to a large group of animals known as molluscs. Included among them are octopus, which are soft-bodied – they have no shell. This octopus and diver are swimming in Fiordland waters.

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How to cite this page:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Shellfish - The mollusc family', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/8011/octopus (accessed 6 December 2019)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 12 Jun 2006